# How far is Atlanta, GA, from Chicago, IL?

The distance between Chicago (Chicago O'Hare International Airport) and Atlanta (Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport) is 606 miles / 975 kilometers / 526 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Atlanta (ATL) is 741 miles / 1193 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 13 hours 59 minutes.

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1 h 38 min
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## Distance from Chicago to Atlanta

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Chicago to Atlanta. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 605.810 miles
• 974.957 kilometers
• 526.435 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 606.663 miles
• 976.329 kilometers
• 527.176 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## How long does it take to fly from Chicago to Atlanta?

The estimated flight time from Chicago O'Hare International Airport to Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport is 1 hour and 38 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)

On average, flying from Chicago to Atlanta generates about 113 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 113 kilograms equals 250 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Atlanta

See the map of the shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).

## Airport information

Origin Chicago O'Hare International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W
Destination Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City: Atlanta, GA
Country: United States
IATA Code: ATL
ICAO Code: KATL
Coordinates: 33°38′12″N, 84°25′41″W